Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet Announced

NECA have announced that they will release a Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet in 2015. A real one. No fooling’.

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Details are rather limited at this point — in fact, NECA only have an unpainted prototype at this time, as you can see above — but the company does say that the helmet is “D.O.T. approved,” as in Department of Transportation.

What’s interesting is that seven years ago, when Halo 3 came out, there was a special edition that came with a replica of Master Chief’s helmet. But because of insurance issues and the possibility of lawsuits, especially by people who could’ve used the plastic helmet as a real motorcycle helmet, Microsoft made the Halo 3 toy helmet too small for anyone to wear, even filling in part of the inside so that only a cat with the tiniest of heads could even get it on.

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But that, apparently, won’t be the problem with the NECA one. Which is why the company says of theirs, “Whether you’re on a Honda dirt bike, a custom Harley, or a vintage Vespa, the Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet will offer the full-face protection preferred by Master Chief (and savvy bikers everywhere).”

“A.I. not included.”

They’ve also released a video of the Halo Master Chief Helmet, albeit one that just shows it spinning around and around and around…

Coincidentally, Halo 5: Guardians will also be released in 2015. Funny how that works.

 

 

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